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UrbanDig Project coordinates the ERASMUS+ programme “HADRiAN”

The objective of the HADRiAN programme is to develop and pilot a ‘teach-the-teacher’ toolkit in order to enable the teachers at secondary schools to convey values and knowledge with their students about cultural heritage, environment and urban development.

The project stresses the importance of the heritage waterlines, namely, the Hadrian Aqueduct (Athens), the Qanaat (Palermo) and the inner-waterways at Delfshaven neighbourhoods (Rotterdam). Specifically, the project focuses on the topic of water and cultural heritage management and the related added-values, from artistic value to social utility.

In this context, the project will provide teachers with specific tools in order to promote social values through the topic of the heritage waterlines.

The main outcome of HADRiAN will be to re-conceptualize the idea of Heritage Awareness (including cultural and environmental aspects) as a driving force to motivate students towards cooperation, community-building and social engagement. In this way, the project will support sustainable, i